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succession

suc·ces·sion

succession

 
 
pronunciation:
sk se shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of following or coming after in sequence.
synonyms:
sequence
similar words:
go, movement, progression
definition 2: the persons or things that follow or come after one another in sequence.
synonyms:
progression, series
similar words:
parade, trail, train
definition 3: the order in which persons or things follow one another in sequence.
synonyms:
order, sequence
definition 4: the transmission of a throne, title, office, or the like.
similar words:
accession
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derivations: successional (adj.), successionally (adv.)
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  monarchy